B Lydian Cheat Sheet

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The B Lydian Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of B Lydian showing 6 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, and E#)

The 20 Most Popular Chords In B Lydian

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in B Lydian draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.

Songs In The Key Of B Lydian

Click on the following songs in B Lydian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of B Lydian

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About The Key Of B Lydian

The key of B Lydian has a key signature of 6 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, and E#). It is the least popular key among Lydian keys and the 71st most popular among all keys. The B Lydian scale is similar to the B Major scale except that its 4th note (E♯) is a half step higher. Music written in Lydian often emphasizes this difference by creating melodies that feature this note. Due to the dissonant interval between the 1st and 4th scale degrees, Lydian is less common in popular music.

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